State Department
Feb 2018

“I did not expect them to be shared with anyone in the U.S. government.”

Jan 2018

Say, where are all the ambassadors, anyway?

Ed Morrissey Jan 30, 2018 10:01 AM


Nov 2017

Less than meets the eye

Oct 2017

“This movement is textbook populism, full of magical thinking.”

“This decision was not taken lightly …”

“I have never considered leaving this post.”

US to 15 Cuban diplomats: Get out

Ed Morrissey Oct 03, 2017 12:01 PM


Sep 2017
Aug 2017

Everything old is new again

Jul 2017
Jun 2017

“it has not taken serious steps to end its own complicity in trafficking, including forced laborers from North Korea.”

May 2017
Apr 2017

“the initial letter submitted by the State Department was too soft…”

Mar 2017

“Because I know people who didn’t start in 2009.”

Too Big Bird to fail?

A Tenth Amendment case? When’s the last time you saw that work?

“Mad Dog’s personnel choices are his and not what we are told are in his opinion political hacks from the Trump team…”

Feb 2017

“This was Donald Trump’s thin skin and nothing else.”

Help wanted for the worst job in Washington?

Ed Morrissey Feb 09, 2017 10:41 AM

We should care more about the backlog of openings at State.

Jan 2017

“…on Wednesday afternoon, Kennedy and three of his top officials resigned unexpectedly”

Forget the new broom… it’s an ax

Dec 2016

Hoyer to Kerry: Shut up; Update: Russia says nyet?

Ed Morrissey Dec 28, 2016 9:01 AM

Out of juice.

What took this long?

Senate Homeland chair: CIA denied me a briefing too

Ed Morrissey Dec 16, 2016 10:41 AM

You know what would have been nice? A counter-disinformation team.

Go bold or go home II.

Nov 2016

Business model.

Three key reasons to vote — and vote Trump

Ed Morrissey Nov 08, 2016 10:31 AM

Truth-telling: the conclusion.

“Throw all the politics out the window, what we’re talking about is the defense of this nation.”

And idea receiving a cold reception

Not much to say for a “spokesperson”

More pay-to-play?

Not the sort of “stability” we need

Oct 2016

Hillary wants Biden for Secretary of State

Larry O'Connor Oct 28, 2016 9:21 AM

Nothing says “change” like Joe Biden.

“Engaged the Executive Branch on the economic benefits of foreign military sales.”